Textbook of Neuroanatomy

ISBN-10: 140510340X
ISBN-13: 9781405103404
Edition: 2006 (Revised)
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Description: This introduction to neuroanatomy provides key topic sentences, chapter opening clinical case scenarios, margin comments & questions throughout, questions to ponder, synonym & eponym tables, clinical consideration boxes, & chapter end clinical case  More...

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Book details

List price: $117.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

This introduction to neuroanatomy provides key topic sentences, chapter opening clinical case scenarios, margin comments & questions throughout, questions to ponder, synonym & eponym tables, clinical consideration boxes, & chapter end clinical case analysis.

Preface
General Principles of the Nervous System
Introduction to the Nervous System
Cells of the nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Questions to ponder
Development of the Nervous System
Clinical case
Early development
Neurulation
Early development of the spinal cord and brain
Development of the spinal cord
Development of the brain
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Histophysiology of the Nervous System
Clinical case
Neurons
Neuroglia
Generation and conduction of nerve impulses
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Neurotransmitter Substances
Clinical case
Classification of neurotransmitter substances
Clinical considerations
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Spinal Cord
Clinical case
Morphology of the spinal cord
Internal morphology of the spinal cord
Vascular supply of the spinal cord
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Gross Anatomy of the Brain
Clinical case
Cerebrum
Diencephalon
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Clinical case
Cranial meninges
Spinal meninges
Venous sinuses of the cranial dura mater
Cerebrospinal fluid
Ventricles of the brain
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Vascular Supply of the Central Nervous System
Clinical case
Vascular supply of the spinal cord
Arterial supply of the brain
Venous drainage of the brain
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Autonomic Nervous System
Clinical case
Sympathetic nervous system
Parasympathetic nervous system
Enteric nervous system
Neurotransmitters and receptors of the autonomic nervous system
Pelvic autonomic functions
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Integrative Components of the Nervous System
Ascending Sensory Pathways
Clinical case
Sensory receptors
Anterolateral system
Tactile sensation and proprioception
Sensory pathways to the cerebellum
Clinical considerations
Modulation of nociception
Neuroplasticity
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Motor Cortex and Descending Motor Pathways
Clinical case
Cortical areas controlling motor activity
Descending motor pathways
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Basal Ganglia
Clinical case
Components of the basal ganglia
Nuclei associated with the basal ganglia
Input, intrinsic, and output nuclei of the basal ganglia
Connections of the basal ganglia
Circuits connecting the basal ganglia, thalamus, and cerebral cortex
Other circuits of the basal ganglia
Neurotransmitters of the basal ganglia
"Direct" and "indirect" loops (pathways) of the basal ganglia
Circuits that modulate activity of the basal ganglia
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Cerebellum
Clinical case
Morphology of the cerebellum
Cerebellar peduncles
Deep cerebellar nuclei
Afferents (input) to the cerebellum
Efferents (output) from the cerebellum
Functional organization of the cerebellum: intrinsic circuitry
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Reticular Formation
Clinical case
Morphology of the reticular formation
Zones of the reticular formation
Nuclei associated with the reticular formation
Input to and output from the reticular formation
Functions of the reticular formation
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Cranial Nerves
Clinical case
Olfactory nerve (CN I)
Optic nerve (CN II)
Oculomotor nerve (CN III)
Trochlear nerve (CN IV)
Trigeminal nerve (CN V)
Abducent nerve (CN VI)
Facial nerve (CN VII)
Vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII)
Glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX)
Vagus nerve (CN X)
Spinal accessory nerve (CN XI)
Hypoglossal nerve (CN XII)
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Visual System
Clinical case
Eye
Central visual pathways
Visual reflexes
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Auditory System
Clinical case
Ear
Auditory transmission
Central auditory pathways
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Vestibular System
Clinical case
Vestibular apparatus
Vestibular nerve (CN VIII)
Central pathways of the vestibular system
Control of ocular movements
Vestibular nystagmus
Caloric nystagmus
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Olfactory System
Clinical case
Olfactory receptor cells
Olfactory transduction
Olfactory nerve (CN I)
Central connections of the olfactory system
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Limbic System
Clinical case
Limbic lobe
Brainstem centers associated with limbic system function
Pathways of the limbic system
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Hypothalamus
Clinical case
Borders
Hypothalamic zones and component nuclei
Hypothalamic regions (areas) and component nuclei
Connections of the hypothalamus
Pathways of the hypothalamus
Functions of the hypothalamus
Hypothalamohypophyseal connections
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Thalamus
Clinical case
Borders
Anatomy
Internal and external medullary laminae
Thalamic nuclei
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Cerebral Cortex
Clinical case
Cells of the cerebral cortex
Types of cortex
Cell layers of the neocortex
Vertical columnar organization of the cerebral cortex
Afferents (input) to the cerebral cortex
Efferents (output) from the cerebral cortex
Internal capsule and corona radiata
Lobes of the cerebral cortex
Functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Cerebral dominance
Clinical considerations
Synonyms and eponyms
Follow-up to clinical case
Questions to ponder
Questions to ponder: answers to odd questions
Index

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